Amulet of Two Back to Back Canine Heads

A work made of glazed steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of glazed steatite.

Date:

First Intermediate Period? (about 2160 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of Two Back to Back Canine Heads

Origin

Egypt

Date

2160 BC

Medium

Glazed steatite

Dimensions

1.9 × 1.9 × 0.6 cm (3/4 × 3/4 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.844

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